Holiday In Manali - Aao Chale
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Manali in the state of Himachal Pradesh is favorite among Adventure lovers apart from being a famous hill station for holidays. The landscape here is breath taking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. Manali is a popular resort for all seasons and for all travellers.
Located on the northern end of the Kullu Valley Manali has been holding a magical allure for tourists with its incredible landscape abundant greenery and exquisite scenery. Travel to Manali evokes many images, fairy-tale snow-capped mountains, flower-covered meadows, glaciers, winding rivers, temples and Buddhist monasteries.
So aao chale Manali !!
Manali is very well connected by roads. Frequent buses are available for manali from all over Himachal and also from Chandigarh,ambala. From Delhi also there are buses to Manali. From Delhi the best options are comfortable Volvo buses that travel overnight to reach Manali next morning. The other option are private taxies or drive your own vehicle through the beautiful valley along the Beas river stopping at different places, clicking photos and enjoying the drive with tea/snacks break
By train you need to reach Chandigarh first and from Chandigarh you could hire a taxi or get a bus to Manali. By Air Manali is directly connected to Delhi through nearest airport at Kullu which is 50km away, however the services can be irregular so other option is Chandigarh airport.
Once in Manali apart from being a beautiful and quiet honeymoon destination it also have vast expanse of varied and awe inspiring landscapes offering some of the most exciting sporting pursuits to you. They range from skiing and snow-boarding to hiking, paragliding, rock climbing, canoeing, and mountain biking and white water-rafting. But the less active tourist need not despair-thanks to the natural hot springs and other places for walk among nature.
Places Of Interest in Manali
Hadimba Devi Temple Manali
One of the major landmarks of Manali, Hadimba Temple is situated in the middle of forests known as Dhungri Van Vihar. Dedicated to Goddess Hadimba, Hadimba Temple is one of the masterpieces of the temple architecture in India. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground, which was worshipped as an image of the deity. The structure was built in the year 1553.
Vashist Village Manali
Around 3 km from Manali, across the Beas river is Vashist, a small village with natural sulphur springs. The water from the steaming springs is noted for its medicinal value and healing properties and has the potential of curing different kinds of ailments. Modern bathhouses, with Turkish-style showers, have the hot water piped into them for the convenience of the visitors who come here to benefit from the medicinal properties. Vaishisht, also boasts a pair of old stone temples, opposite each other above the main square. Do take a bath here.
Solang Valley Manali
It is a splendid valley between Solang village and Beas Kund about 13km from Manali. Solang valley popularly known as Snow Point offers view of glaciers and snow capped mountains and peaks. It has fine ski slopes and also a spot for paragliding. The Mountaineering Institute has installed a ski lift for training purpose and training in skiing is imparted at this place. Located here is a hut and guesthouse of the Mountaineering and Allied sports Institute. Now a few hotels have also come up. The winter skiing festival is organised here. The place is always abuzz with number of tourists enjoying one thing or other.
Rohtang Pass Manali
Located 50 km from Manali at an altitude of 13,050ft the Rohtang Pass is the gateway to Lahaul Spiti. Rohtang Pass is one of the top travel attractions of Manali on the Manali-Keylong road and provides a wide panoramic view of mountains rising far above clouds, which is truly breath taking. Close by is a small lake called Dassaur Lake. Beas Kund, the source of river Beas, is also nearby. A paradise for adventure sports enthusiasts In winter, the road of Rothang Pass is closed.
Adventure in Manali Manali
For people who love to explore adventure sports around Manali it is advised to do it through some reputed organizer. There are ample opportunities like River rafting, skiing, trekking, snow scootering, river crossing, paragliding, rock climbing etc but one need to be very cautious and should be properly fit with all necessary gears and a guide alongside while indulging in one.
One of the simple adventures in Manali is to hire a motorbike and drive from place to place. Cruiser bikes like Bullet as well as common city bikes are easily available on daily rental basis in Manali. So hire one and enjoy!
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